Enabling the Business of Agriculture

Registering fertilizer

The registering fertilizer indicator measures laws and regulations that help domestic farmers gain access to high-quality fertilizer. The indicator is focused on the efficiency and cost of registering new fertilizer products, as well as the overall quality of laws and regulations governing fertilizer registration processes.

Country Registering fertilizer - Score Time to register a new fertilizer product (days) Cost to register a new fertilizer product (% of income per capita) Quality of fertilizer regulation index (0-6)
Afghanistan 73.47 12 69.1 2
Angola 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Argentina 83.27 120 23.7 4
Armenia 82.61 30 0.0 3
Australia Not scored Not scored Not scored Not scored
Austria 100.00 0 0.0 6
Bangladesh 47.08 945 47.3 3
Belgium 100.00 0 0.0 6
Benin 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Bolivia 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 88.10 31 0.4 4
Brazil 30.30 528 699.3 3
Burkina Faso 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Burundi 11.11 No practice No practice 2
Cambodia 66.76 152 91.4 2
Cameroon 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Canada 80.70 225 0.6 4
Chile 0.00 N/A N/A 0
China 79.02 270 0.0 4
Colombia 81.55 45 7.9 3
Congo, Dem. Rep. 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Côte d'Ivoire 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Croatia 100.00 0 0.0 6
Czech Republic 100.00 0 0.0 6
Denmark 100.00 0 0.0 6
Dominican Republic 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Egypt, Arab Rep. 59.76 314 14.7 1
Ethiopia 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Finland 100.00 0 0.0 6
France 100.00 0 0.0 6
Georgia 45.98 730 71.2 2
Germany 100.00 0 0.0 6
Ghana 52.71 231 269.8 2
Greece 100.00 0 0.0 6
Guatemala 79.38 113 1.1 3
Guinea 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Haiti 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Honduras 78.59 120 9.6 3
Hungary 100.00 0 0.0 6
India 57.81 804 14.0 4
Iraq 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Ireland 100.00 0 0.0 6
Italy 100.00 0 0.0 6
Japan 88.09 30 1.2 4
Jordan 76.42 45 1.0 2
Kazakhstan 79.32 246 10.0 4
Kenya 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Korea, Rep. 70.40 459 23.0 4
Kyrgyz Republic 74.60 357 17.9 4
Lao PDR 16.67 No practice No practice 3
Liberia 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Lithuania 100.00 0 0.0 6
Madagascar 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Malawi 11.11 913 2284.5 2
Malaysia 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Mali 73.32 90 113.2 3
Mexico 59.54 765 9.9 4
Morocco 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Mozambique 70.82 181 7.8 2
Myanmar 67.28 130 6.6 1
Nepal 11.11 1125 596.2 2
Netherlands 100.00 0 0.0 6
New Zealand Not scored Not scored Not scored Not scored
Nicaragua 78.04 28 75.1 3
Niger 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Nigeria 69.30 225 5.2 2
Norway 100.00 0 0.0 6
Pakistan 58.71 356 5.9 1
Panama 92.55 60 0.4 5
Peru 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Philippines 72.59 134 8.1 2
Poland 100.00 0 0.0 6
Portugal 100.00 0 0.0 6
Romania 94.44 0 0.0 5
Russian Federation 68.54 570 74.5 5
Rwanda 44.72 730 1.6 1
Senegal 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Serbia 93.73 22 4.8 5
Sierra Leone 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Slovak Republic 100.00 0 0.0 6
South Africa 69.28 222 7.4 2
Spain 100.00 0 0.0 6
Sri Lanka 64.09 365 3.2 2
Sudan 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Sweden 100.00 0 0.0 6
Switzerland 100.00 0 0.0 6
Tajikistan 11.11 No practice No practice 2
Tanzania 28.39 578 809.1 3
Thailand 79.83 100 1.8 3
Togo 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Tunisia 5.56 N/A N/A 1
Turkey 87.22 50 3.0 4
Uganda 35.53 663 191.7 1
Ukraine 43.33 325 453.6 3
United Kingdom 100.00 0 0.0 6
United States 85.87 90 0.2 4
Uruguay 77.11 11 10.9 2
Uzbekistan 0.00 N/A N/A 0
Vietnam 94.00 15 4.7 5
Zambia 58.94 210 182.1 2
Zimbabwe 5.56 No practice No practice 1